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Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (IIBA-ECBA®) Certification Exam Prep


For professionals new to business analysis roles and responsibilities within their organization, this course will provide you with not only the preparation you will need to pass IIBA’s Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA) exam, but also a foundation for a career in business analysis. Participants will learn invaluable tips and tricks needed to pass the ECBA exam. This course follows IIBAs ECBA exam blueprint based on the BABOK® Guide v.3.0. This course satisfies the 21 hours of formal education required to sit for the ECBA exam.


Business analysis key concepts including: key terms, the business analysis core concept model (BACCM), and requirements classification schema.
Identification of key stakeholders and how to work with them.
How to analyze the current state, define the future state, assess risks, and recommend how to get from the current to the future state.
How to plan business analysis work, including planning needed for both Agile (Adaptive) and Waterfall (Prescriptive) initiatives.
How to prepare for and conduct elicitation activities, as well as confirming and communicating the results of those activities.
How to specify and model requirements, how to verify and validate requirements, how to look at different options and recommend a solution.
The importance of managing requirements by tracing, prioritizing, and approving them, as well as handling any changes.
The importance of measuring the solution to determine its value and recommend ways to increase its value.
The various techniques and competencies needed to succeed at business analysis work.

All of our IIBA exam prep courses are taught by expert IIBA certification instructors and fulfill the IIBA-required 21 contact hours training to sit for the ECBA exam. In addition to the ECBA training course, you will also receive the following with 6-months of access to an extensive online training portal upon registration:
Instructor-led course
Satisfied 21 contact hours required by IIBA®
ECBA Certification Training Course Binder
ECBA Certification Study Guide
BABOK® Study Tables
ECBA training aids (study sheets and exam tips)
ECBA exam prep sample questions via Exam Simulator

ECBA Exam Information & Tips ECBA prep resources Exam information An Introduction to Business Analysis and the BA Profession How to read the BABOK® Guide Layout of the BABOK® Guide BABOK® Guide Six Knowledge Areas Key Business Analysis Concepts Business Analysis Core Concept Model™ BA terms Requirements classifications Key stakeholders Common BABOK® themes Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring Goal, key tasks, elements, & details Elicitation and Stakeholder Collaboration Goal, key tasks, elements, & details Requirements Life Cycle Management Goal, key tasks, elements, & details Strategy Analysis Goal, key tasks, elements, & details Requirements Analysis and Design Definition Goal, key tasks, elements, & details Solution Evaluation Goal, key tasks, elements, & details Underlying Competencies Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving Behavioral Characteristics Business Knowledge Communication Skills Interaction Skills Tools and Techniques Application Information and Exam Study Tips

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